Bartok Rhapsody No. 1 for Violin (transcribed for viola)
Bela Bartok Violin Rhapsody No. 1, arr. by Allyson Dawkins for viola.
Performed at the Castleman Quartet Program Session 1, June 2012
Marcus Rose, viola
Yoonsun Yeo, piano
Marcus Rose is a rising sophomore violist on a full tuition scholarship at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Heidi Castleman and Steven Tenenbom. He started playing piano at the age of five, picked up the viola at ten, and started private lessons with Borys Smolaga at age thirteen. He was invited by the Marshall Symphony Orchestra to make his concerto debut at age fiteen and as a result of a competition, debuted with the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra at sixteen. He has studied chamber, orchestral, and solo repertoire with Keith Lockhart, The Juilliard String Quartet, Joseph Silverstein, Robert Spano, Sidney Harth, Manhattan String Quartet, and Patricia McCarty. In 2010 Marcus was a featured soloist on NPR's From the Top and received the $10,000 Jack Kent Cooke Award. In 2012 he was loaned a contemporary vi